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Tavante Beckett

School

Marshall University

Position
LB
Major
Health Science

Classroom

Beckett is currently pursing a degree in Health Sciences at Marshall University.

Character

Beckett has been a leader on and off the field for the Thundering Herd. One of the most engaging personalities on Marshall’s team, Beckett is a big hit with our media as he always has a dynamic quote ready!

Community

Beckett takes part in the program’s annual Toy Drive for those less fortuante at the Barboursville Walmart every holiday season.

Competition

Conference USA’s leading tackler last season (121), Beckett was named All-Conference first-team at his linebacker position. This season, he has won the C-USA’s Defensive Player of the Week honor multiple times, as well as National Defensive Player of the Week honors following a 16-tackle performance in a win over 23rd-ranked App State.